RESEARCH

PUBLICATIONS AND WORKING PAPERS

“Institutionalization of the Women’s Movement and Gender Legislation.” In South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society, edited by Shin, Gi-Wook and Paul Y. Chang. New York, NY: Routledge. 2011 (with Chan Suh and Yoon Choi) View Publication

“Gender, Social Class, and Women’s Employment.” Current Opinion in Psychology, 2017 (equal authorship with Kathleen McGinn) View Publication

“Who Deserves to Work? How Women Develop Expectations of Childcare Support in South Korea.” Gender & Society, 2018. *Distinguished Student Award, Association of Korean Sociologists in America, ASA *Graduate Student Award, RC28, International Sociological Association. View Publication

The Strength of Information: Maternal Education and Childrearing in Urban Korea.” Accepted in Korean Families at a Crossroads: Parenting, Children’s Outcomes, Gender Roles, and Family Formation, edited by Park, Hyunjoon and Hyeyeong Woo. Forthcoming.University of Michigan Press. 

“Norms or Knowledge: Unpacking Views of Maternal Employment Among the Highly Educated.” Revise and ResubmitQualitative Sociology.  

“Babies, Work, or Both? The Interdependence of Women’s Employment and Fertility.” (equal authorship with Mary Brinton) Revise and Resubmit, American Journal of Sociology.

“Combatant Motherhood: Class-based Mothering in the Land of Concerted Cultivation.” Under Review, Social Forces

“The Making of Superwomen: Parental Leave and Women’s Work in South Korea.” (with Eunmi Mun) In preparation for journal submission – draft available.

“From Passengers to Drivers: Education, Employment, and Defining Female Achievement in Contemporary Korea.” In preparation for journal submission – draft available.

“Fatherhood and Parental Leave: A Comparative Study of South Korea, Spain, and the U.S.” (with Xiana Bueno) In preparation for journal submission – draft available.

“When Overwork is the Norm: Gender, Work-Family Ideals, and the Reproduction of Labor Market Inequality.” Working paper.

“Finding the Right One: Gender and Changing Meanings of Marriage and Women’s Financial Power in Urban Korea” Working paper.

“Daughters of the Han River: Gender, Class, and Labor in Contemporary Korea” Book manuscript in preparation.